What to do when your car leaves you stranded

It is most drivers’ worst nightmare, especially at this time of year. They are driving along a busy road and then all of a sudden one of the lights on the car’s dashboard starts to flash. All of a sudden, you feel your car run out of steam and it starts to slow down...

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How to cut down on your internet use

If you have a certain type of smartphone and have recently upgraded the operating system, you may find, like me, that once a week it tells you how many hours you have spent on the screen and what you were doing there. Now, I don't know about you, but my weekly screen...

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Top 5 Holiday Destinations In California

So that's it, decorations are down, all the yummy Christmas food has gone, and now we have to slog through the dark days in January and get back to our respective schools, jobs and lives. It's no surprise then that January is the month when so many of us start looking...

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Preparing your Car for Winter

Christmas is coming, which may be a time for festive cheer but it also means less daylight, murkier road surfaces, lower temperatures and icy conditions. All of this means that drivers can really struggle, especially if they are doing a long journey to visit family...

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Parenting tips for the Christmas season

I don't know about you but I go into a complete and total tailspin at this time of year. There is so much shopping to do, preparations to be made, baking and cooking to organise, not to mention cleaning the house for company. The children need costumes, gifts and who...

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What’s your Black Friday shopping strategy?

Have you planned your Black Friday shopping spree yet? Here are some tips to get the most bang for your buck...  plus scroll down to the bottom of the page for an amazing deal on a very useful household gadget which you may not have heard about yet. Black Friday...

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How to use up leftover turkey

And so we come to that time of year, which people like to generally call 'the holidays'. Whether you celebrate Thanksgiving or Christmas or both, there is a fair chance that you will eat a turkey dinner or two sometime over the next six weeks. And if you are...

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